Professional Boxing, Wrestling and Martial Arts Advisory Board; created. (HB1798)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; boxing and wrestling events; Martial Arts Advisory Board. Creates the Martial Arts Advisory Board as an advisory board to advise the Director of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation concerning regulations pertaining to the conduct of any martial arts competition involving amateurs. The bill provides for the membership of this new board, terms of members, compensation, and staff. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


12/29/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074250276
12/29/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1798)
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 070939488-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070939488-H1
02/05/2007Amendments by Delegate Suit agreed to
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1798EH1
02/05/2007Printed as engrossed 070939488-EH1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1798EH1)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2007Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Placed on Calendar
02/21/2007Senate amendment agreed to by House (91-Y 6-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1798ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1798ER)
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by House
03/27/2007Governor's substitute printed 072816129-H2
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective - see bill)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 3-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (HB1798ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 853 (effective - see bill)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0853)